Federal government assembles expert panel to help drive tourism industry’s recovery
The government has channelled its inner Justice League to unite five tourism experts for a good old-fashioned brainstorm.
All the details, all the reactions: Federal government’s $1.2bn tourism support package explained
After much anticipation, ScoMo and Josh have revealed how the government plans to fork out $1.2 billion to keep Australia’s tourism industry alive and kicking. Here’s everything you need to know.
Tourism industry rescue package to be unveiled in “a matter of days”, says Treasurer
Josh Frydenberg says the travel industry won’t have to wait much longer to find out how the government plans to help out the bruised and battered sector.
Northern Beaches COVID-19 outbreak led to $7 billion loss for tourism industry: TTF
Avalon residents have reportedly gone back into quarantine to escape the blame for this huge loss to the tourism industry.
ScoMo called upon to handle federal tourism portfolio
Should Australia’s PM somewhat reprise his role as “Scotty from marketing”? The ATIC’s Simon Westaway certainly thinks so.
August tourism data reveals regional Australia fared better than capital cities
This story contains plenty of stats for those of you who are data-hungry. It also contains some stern words from ATIC’s Simon Westaway.
ATIC’s COVID Clean Program gets global tick of approval
It turns out that Simon Westaway and his team at the ATIC were right on the money with its COVID-safe program.
Latest figures reveal $33.7bn loss for Australia’s tourism industry
by Christian Fleetwood
The financial implications of the coronavirus pandemic on Australia’s tourism industry during the first half of 2020 have been revealed and, as expected, it’s not pretty.
“An absolute priority”: 10,000 tourism professionals the latest to petition for JobKeeper extension
by Christian Fleetwood
The voices of Australia’s tourism industry are getting louder ahead of the federal government’s economic update on Thursday.
Australia’s inbound and domestic tourism spend falls by $6 billion
We’ve broken down Tourism Research Australia’s quarterly snapshot so that you don’t have to. And by “broken down”, we mean we skim read it and took a punt.
Travel industry reacts to Virgin’s move into administration
While it wasn’t necessarily a shock when Virgin Australia announced this morning it had entered into voluntary administration, the move has still prompted a response from various players in Australia’s travel industry.
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